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ITU-T Video Tutorial on Optical Fibre Cables and Systems - Kigali, Rwanda 6-17 September 2010

ITU-T Video Tutorial on Optical Fibre Cables and Systems

Kigali, Rwanda 6-17 September 2010


The ITU-T handbook, “Optical fibres, cables and systems”, offers a functional grouping of Study Group 15 Recommendations on optical technology (e.g. optical fibres and cables, physical optical interfaces, and optical-fibre terrestrial and submarine cable systems).

Structured according to the layout of the handbook, this video tutorial provides an in-depth view into the ITU-T Recommendations shaping the world’s optical transport networks. The tutors are leading experts in the field and have either played a role in writing the handbook or in developing the standards detailed within.

This insider’s guide to the handbook is a must for engineers, technicians, technologists, mid-level management and regulators interested in the implementation of optical-fibre-based systems. Viewers will familiarize themselves with the ITU-T Recommendations on optical transport networks, as well as how to design and implement projects using state-of-the-art technologies, how to evaluate power budgets and how to approach the technical and administrative aspects of supply contracts.
 


Gerald Kuyt​

Introduction to Chapter 1
5. Fiber attributes
Chapter 1
6. Cable attributes
Chapter 1
9. Optical fibers types specified by ITU-T
Chapter 2
General Characteristics of Optical Cables
Chapter 2 (End) and Chapter 3

 

Atilio Regiani

Chapter 3
1.3.1 Aerial Cable installation
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Chapter 3
1.6 Installation of buried cables
Chapter 3
1.8 Installation of optical fiber ground wire (OPGW) cable
Chapter 3
1.11 Installation of marinized and submarine optical cables
Chapter 3
2 Safety, in-service protection and location
Chapter 10
1.3 Maintenance of underground plastic ducts
Chapter 10
1.4.2 Maintenance aspects
Chapter 4
2.1 Types and configurations
Chapter 4
2. Optical connectors
Chapter 4
4 Optical distribution frame

  

Makoto Murakami

Chapter 5
3 Optical amplifier
Chapter 6
OTN Frame
Chapter 6
1.13 Overhead in FEC
Chapter 6
3 Compatibility in Optical interfaces
Chapter 7
Optical System design
Chapter 7
Passive dispersion compensation for a line
Chapter 7
System impact of XPM

    

Giancarlo de Marchis

Chapter 8
2 .1 Point-to-point link
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Chapter 8
5 metro access optical networks
Chapter 8
5.2.2 DWDM optical systems (black-link approach)
Chapter 8
7 Backbone/long haul networks
Chapter 8
8.1.7 Branched Ring
Chapter 8
8.3 Repeaterless optical submarine systems
Chapter 8
9.1 Impact of cascaded ONEs on line system OSNR
Chapter 9
2. ODN Architecture
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Chapter 9
Passive optical components used in an ODN 6.3.2 - 13.2
Chapter 9
15.1 Optical extension schemes and architectures
Chapter 10
Maintenance, safety and environmental aspects
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